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Address: 15 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 49 52 50 50
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Its incredible artistic legacy has made the Theatre des Champs-Elysees...

Its incredible artistic legacy has made the Theatre des Champs-Elysees a national historic landmark and vital cultural center. With its extraordinary Art Deco 1,900 seats auditorium and exquisite sound, Theatre des Champs-Elysees ensures an unforgettable experience in a spectacular surrounding.

For over a century, Theatre des Champs-Elysees has been the place where the most celebrated artists have come to make their names in Paris. The world's finest orchestras and world-class soloists have always been a fixture at the Theatre. Theatre des Champs-Elysees presents more than 200 concerts each year and is renowned for its outstanding performances of all genres, from classical music concerts and staged opera to contemporary dance and jazz.

The Theatre des Champs-Elysees welcomes over 300,000 audience members each year.

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Théâtre des Champs Elysées is a lovely place to be, the decoration is outstanding, and the stage direction and singing of Maria Stuarda excellent. However, the seats are built for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Peter V
Amboise, France

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I came to Paris for one particular reason - to see David Garrett, the violinist, in the Theatre Des Champs - Elysees. I had an amazing experience. the staff were attentive and polite, the décor - elegant and classic. loved every moment of it!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A lover of all things Paris....however....this theatre has seen better days. Depends on the attraction, of course, as that makes the experience. Get the cheapest seats you can, as paying more does not enhance your time at this venue. Uncomfortable seats, ushers that show you to your seat and then ask for tips...ok, not the worst, just a bit unexpected...I... More 

2 Thank gibdar
Amboise, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Théâtre des Champs Elysées is a lovely place to be, the decoration is outstanding, and the stage direction and singing of Maria Stuarda excellent. However, the seats are built for migets and if you are of reasonable height it becomes a very uncomfortable experience. Tip: you cannot pre-order for the interval, so you need to be early at the bar,... More 

2 Thank Peter V
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

One of our favorite concert hall is this theatre. Simple beautiful. Real Art Noveuax, not only the decoration but the whole theatre. This time we had the Phildelphia Symphoncs with Nézet-Seguin. Excellent concert, with an excellent orchestra and an excellent conductor.

2 Thank 545medva
Bellingham, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We heard one of Jean-Pierre Rampal's concerts here. It was utter perfection and the discerning Parisian audience rose to its feet in a resounding standing ovation. An experience of a lifetime.

1 Thank Shaw G
Greater Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful theatre, excellent acoustics but seating can be terrible. The seating chart that appears during online purchases gives a very poor indication of the seat's actual location. Beware the STRAPOTIN which is a fold down seat on the ends of rows in the aisle. In the Corbeille they are about half the size of a standard seat, no arm rest... More 

6 Thank DougRichard
Middleburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went for the Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras at Theatre des Champs-Elysees during Christmas 2014 time. Pas de problème! Seating was fine for the entire family - 5 adults and 2 kids, including an abundance of coats, hats, and gloves that we did not feel like going au vestiaire for coat check. Funny, nobody dresses up in France for these... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We booked the day before for a performance of Mozart, Brahms and Dvorak. We found our seats were in the rear of a family box. This was a surprise, but the family were friendly. The view of the quartet was excellent, the acoustics good and the playing good, if not outstanding.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We recently went to a performance by the Chamber Orchestra of Paris, which included music by Mendelssohn and Mozart. The concert itself was excellent, the venue beautiful, but as most people observe here, the seats absolutely terrible. Granted we hadn't paid for the top priced seats, but reading others' comments even these aren't great! We were lucky we had nobody... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I visited here on the 23rd of May, having booked well in advance and having asked for a 'good' seat. I paid 140€ for my seat situated in section LC; Row H; place 3. This meant nothing to me as this was my first visit and I said as much to the booking clerk only to be assured that this... More 

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